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Jul 27, 2014
Rotoworld
Justin Verlander took a loss after giving up three runs in seven innings Friday against the Angels.
River Ave. Blues Jul 29, 2014

Surprise! Tanaka sells more tickets than another other starter in MLB

From the obvious news department: ticket sales receive the highest bump in games started by Masahiro Tanaka than any other pitcher in baseball, according to Brian Costa. Data released by StubHub says sales on the secondary market increase 73% when Tanaka is on the mound. Justin Verlander (69%) is second and Jeff Samardzija (68%) is […]Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blogSurprise! Tanaka sells more tickets than another other starter in MLB The post Surprise! Tanaka sells more tickets than another other starter in MLB appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Los Angeles Times Jul 27, 2014

Efren Navarro, Matt Shoemaker lead Angels past Tigers, 4-0

KEY MOMENT: Efren Navarro never had faced Tigers ace Justin Verlander, the 2011 American League Cy Young award winner. If not for an injury to outfielder Josh Hamilton, Navarro would not have started on Saturday. But start he did – and, in his first at-bat off Verlander, Navarro hit his first...
Detroit Free Press Jul 27, 2014

L.A. 4, Detroit 0: Trenton's Shoemaker outduels Verlander in Tigers' loss

In his first start against his hometown Tigers, Angels rookie Matt Shoemaker unleashed the best start of his developing career.
Rotoworld Jul 27, 2014

Justin Verlander loses to Angels - Justin Verlander (S) Detroit Tigers

Justin Verlander took a loss after giving up three runs in seven innings Friday against the Angels.
Halos Heaven Jul 26, 2014
Matt Shoemaker, Offense Outplay Justin Verlander and Tigers Saturday Night

Matt Shoemaker, Offense Outplay Justin Verlander and Tigers Saturday Night

With some shaky performances recently, the Angels were able to bring it together to trump a Cy Young Award Winner in the team's sixth shutout of the season. Final Score in Anaheim, Game 3: Tigers 0 Angels 4 WP: Matt Shoemaker (8-3) / LP: Justin Verlander (9-9) Postgame incoming...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 26, 2014
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Justin Verlander battles LA's Matt Shoemaker; Rajai Davis odd man out tonight

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Justin Verlander battles LA's Matt Shoemaker; Rajai Davis odd man out tonight

For the second straight game, Rajai Davis has been relegated to bench duties. Hell take a seat as J.D. Martinez will get the start in left field tonight in Anaheim. GAME INFORMATIONWho: Detroit Tigers (57-43, 1st in AL Central) at Los Angeles Angels (61-41, 2nd in AL West)When: 9:05 p.m.Where: Angel Stadium in AnaheimTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow James Schmehl STARTING PITCHERSDetroit TigersRHP Justin Verlander (9-8, 4.84 ERA)Lifetime vs. Angels: 4-5, 4.08 ERA Los Angeles AngelsRHP Matt...
Bless You Boys Jul 26, 2014

Game 101 preview: Tigers at Angels

Justin Verlander returns to Anaheim to face the Angels, and Michigan native Matt Shoemaker. Detroit Tigers (57–42) at Los Angeles Angels (60–41) Time/Place: 10:05 p.m., Anaheim Stadium SB Nation blog: Halo Heaven Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Justin Verlander (9–8, 4.84 ERA) vs. RHP Matt Shoemaker (7-3, 4.54 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Verlander 21 135-2/3 6.70 3.25 0.86 1.45 4.07 4.40 1.8 Shoemaker 10 69-1/3 9.35 1.35 1.43 1.30 3.82 3.08 0.7 Matt Shoemaker was pitching for Eastern Michigan in...
Bless You Boys Jul 25, 2014

Torii Hunter says he dresses better than Justin Verlander

Anything Justin Verlander can do, Torii Hunter says he can do better. Torii Hunter hasn't yet been convinced that he's 39 years old and his hitting as of late has been speaking for itself. He's got that "Old Man Power" going for him. Well, Hunter also believes he looks better than Justin Verlander in a suit and posted a picture of himself on Instagram. He even went so far as to say he outdresses Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera has not yet replied with photographic evidence to the contrary. Wednesday Hunter took things a step further and dubbed the day as "Look Better Than Justin Verlander...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 22, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander credits last-minute adjustment for much-improved fastball command

Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander credits last-minute adjustment for much-improved fastball command

Justin Verlander made a last-minute tweak to his arm action after he spotted a couple pictures on the internet just minutes before warming up Monday night in Arizona. Detroit Tigers starter Justin Verlander throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning Monday in Phoenix. AP Photo  PHOENIX -- Justin Verlander has made countless tweaks this season in an attempt to fix the seemingly endless number of issues that have plagued him for much of the season. But he's never made an adjustment "literally 10 minutes" before he warmed up before a start....
Grand Rapids Press Jul 22, 2014
Analysis: Justin Verlander, Tigers' bullpen take big step forward in impressive win against Arizona

Analysis: Justin Verlander, Tigers' bullpen take big step forward in impressive win against Arizona

Both Justin Verlander and the bullpen did their job to near perfection in the teams series opener in Arizona, limiting the Diamondbacks to just three runs on eight hits Monday night. Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander walks back to the mound after giving up a base hit to Arizona Diamondbacks' Mark Trumbo in the fourth inning Monday in Phoenix.AP Photo  PHOENIX -- The Tigers' bullpen has taken its share of verbal abuse from fans for much of the season. The same holds true for Justin Verlander, who has fallen well shy of what most Tigers fans have come to...
KFFL Jul 22, 2014

Tigers | Justin Verlander makes adjustment

Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander looked at some pictures from earlier in his career and ...
Bless You Boys Jul 22, 2014

Tigers 4, Diamondbacks 3: Justin Verlander continues interleague dominance, 13th straight win against the NL

Justin Verlander and the bullpen combined to hold the Diamondbacks to three runs on eight hits, while Austin Jackson, Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera provided the Tigers' offensive firepower in a 4-3 victory. Detroit raises their road winning percentage to an MLB best .644. The Detroit Tigers kicked off a seven game west coast swing with a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The win raises Detroit's road record to a baseball-best 29-16, .644, also increasing their lead in over the Cleveland Indians in the AL Central to 6 1/2 games. Justin Verlander (W, 9-8) wasn't dominant in...
Detroit Free Press Jul 22, 2014

Detroit 4, Arizona 3: Verlander picks up win, Nathan save in Tigers' win

Joe Nathan earned his 20th save of the season for the Tigers.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 22, 2014
Tigers 4, Dbacks 3: Justin Verlander solid, Joe Nathan converts save in series-opening win in Arizona

Tigers 4, Dbacks 3: Justin Verlander solid, Joe Nathan converts save in series-opening win in Arizona

Making his first career start at Chase Field, Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the fourth inning and tossed 6 2/3 solid innings of three-run ball in the Tigers 4-3 series-opening win. PHOENIX -- Justin Verlander and the Tigers' bullpen have received their fair share of criticism this season. But both did their job Monday night. Making his first career start at Chase Field, Verlander took a no-hitter into the fourth inning and tossed 6 2/3 solid innings of three-run ball in the Tigers' 4-3 series-opening win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday...
Bless You Boys Jul 21, 2014

Game 96: Tigers at Diamondbacks

Justin Verlander takes on left-hnader Vidal Nuno of the Arizona Diamondbacks as the Tigers start a seven game west coast swing. Detroit Tigers (54-41) at Arizona Diamondbacks (43-56) Time/Place: 9:40 p.m., Chase Field SB Nation blog: AZ Snakepit Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Justin Verlander (8-8, 4.88 ERA) vs. LHP Vidal Nuno (2-6, 5.10 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Verlander 20 129.0 6.70 3.21 0.84 1.46 4.02 4.39 1.8 Nuno 16 90.0 7.10 2.80 1.60 1.37 4.90 4.16 0.4 While he has never faced the Tigers, Vidal...

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